The Daily Eastern News

Underclassmen need to step up for women’s basketball

Freshman Grace McRae drives to the basket through two Indiana State defenders in the Panthers’ 77-70 win over Indiana State Nov.3 in Lantz Arena. McRae finished with 5 points.

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter

January 9, 2018

The Eastern women’s basketball team is without senior guard Grace Lennox and junior guard Carmen Tellez because of injury. Without the team’s leading scorer and one of the squad’s biggest rebounders, the underclassmen need to step up to salvage what’s left of the season. The Panthers were ha...

Poor shooting sinks women’s basketball

Sophomore Carmen Tellez dribbles the ball out on the top of the key Wednesday against Cleveland State. Tellez scored 12 points on a 4-for-9 effort from beyond the arc in the Panthers' 66-56 loss.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

December 7, 2016

Cleveland State may have came into Lantz Arena Wednesday afternoon able to get almost whatever they wanted in the paint against the Eastern women’s basketball team, but poor shooting is what really downed the Panthers. This was the worst shooting percentage for the Panthers this season. The Vikings ...

Play in paint crucial in Wednesday’s loss to Cleveland State

Senior Erica Brown and freshman teammate Allison Van Dyke apply a full court press on Cleveland State's Nicolete Newman Wednesday at Lantz Arena.

JJ Bullock, Women's Basketball Reporter

December 7, 2016

When it came to playing in the paint, Cleveland State had its way with Eastern in a 66-56 loss for the Panthers Wednesday night at Lantz arena. Eastern was outscored 38-14 inside and out-rebounded 45-34 in a game where it seemed like they could not get anything going down low. Cleveland State, led ...

Column: Losing streak must end now for women’s basketball team

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

December 5, 2016

With four more games until conference play, three of those being on the road, the Eastern women’s basketball team must end the three game skid they are on Wednesday at home against Cleveland State. The Panthers lost two tough road games against Illinois State and Valparaiso. Those two games went...

Women’s basketball set to host Wright State

Junior gaurd Grace Lennox looks for an open teammate Friday at Lantz Arena in the Panthers season opening 97-54 win over Millikin.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 16, 2016

The Eastern women’s basketball team returns home to take on the Wright State Raiders Thursday night for a battle of 2-0 teams. The Panthers come into the game leading the nation in shooting percentage at 58.4 percent. The women trailed at the half against Evansville  Monday night, but they shot...

Women get first road victory in over a year

Freshman Jennifer Nehls goes up for a layup Friday against Millikin at Lantz Arena. Nehls scored 12 points in the season opening 97-54 win.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 14, 2016

The Eastern women’s basketball team won its first road game since the 2014-15 season against Evansville on Monday night. Eastern coach Debbie Black stuck to the same starting lineup as she did on opening night last Friday with sophomore Carmen Tellez, junior Grace Lennox, freshman Allison Van Dyke,...

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